Hidden Brain

Laughter: The Best Medicine

48:39 | Sep 28th

2 recommendations

If you listen closely to giggles, guffaws, and polite chuckles, you can discern a huge amount of information about people and their relationships with each other. This week, we talk with neuroscientis...Show More


mm recommended:Oct 17th

The actual science behind why laughter is the best medicine. Also, it's surprisingly (or not) easy to tell laughter between friends and strangers.

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking
🕵️‍ Well-researched

mo-to recommended:Oct 9th

Laughter tells us about our social behaviours - of power, of group behaviour, and why we laugh at what we laugh! How does our social behaviour influence our laughs, and vice versa? How do people in power use laughter to gain an upper hand in social dynamics? Laugh your head off in this episode with ...Show More

I thought this episode was:

😊 Delightful
😲 Fascinating
💬 A great conversation
🤣 Absolutely hilarious
💡 Educational
🤓 Insightful
🤔 Thought-provoking